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Royston has a vibrant calendar of events with something happening almost every weekend, from family fun to sports to retail trails to arts, crafts or music.

See and Do

Explore the green open spaces of the award winning Priory Memorial Gardens and the open views from Therfield Heath, discover Royston’s rich history or enjoy a film.

Parks and Open Spaces

Royston’s green open spaces are there to be explored!  Discover more about the green spaces in and around Royston.

Eat, Drink

Enjoy a diverse range of restaurants, takeaways, coffee shops and sandwiches, pubs and bars.  We can promise food and drinks to suit all palates!


Specialist businesses, independent shops and a twice-weekly market – there’s plenty that can be bought in Royston.

Business Directory

For a small market town, there is a lot on offer in Royston!  The online business listing allows you to find details of businesses, products and services in the town.

Royston Town Trail

Discover Royston’s rich history with this guided trail around the town centre.  A long and short version of the walk is available.

Clubs and Associations

Our clubs, societies and organisations make a large contribution to the activities and vibrancy of the town. There’s something for all ages and interests.

Essential Services

A helpful directory of the essential services you need access to when living in Royston.

Plan Your Visit

Royston is a mix of rich heritage, green open spaces and town centre streets with a variety of cafes and restaurants offering a diverse mix of food and drink.

Travel & Maps

Royston has excellent transport links.  Find out more about how to get here and how to get around.

Royston Independents Week

A week-long campaign, promoted by Royston First BID, highlighting Royston’s independent businesses.  
Royston Independents Week 2024 runs from Monday 1st to Sunday 7th July.
Royston First’s BID Manager, Royston Town Mayor Cllr John Rees and the Royston Town Crier will be visiting businesses on Thursday the 4th July from 10.30am.
Let’s all celebrate our growing independent business community in the town by shopping locally.